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mike_a_mechanic, Mitsubishi Mechanic
Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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Hi my Shogun Pinin Ele 2.0l Reg :2003. Looses engine power

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Hi my Shogun Pinin Ele 2.0l Reg :2003. Looses engine power when car is under stress
i.e. when the car goes up a steep hill, the engine fault lamp will then come on.
I would then have too I'm disconnect battery, for 2 mins then able to drive the vehicle. Can you Please HELP me address this problem ????
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 4 years ago.
Hi,my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will assist you with your question.
The vehicle runs normal except on a hill?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Mike the car runs normally except when under stress i.e. driving the car fast & going up a steep hill, the vehicle would loose power.Two more things,


1: When i recently changed 4 ignition coils i noticed engine oil on the spark plugs.


2: MyXXXXXlamps are constantly flashing.


Finally the loose of power & theXXXXXlamps are constantly flash,

this has happened since the timing belts were changed on my vehicle.


Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 4 years ago.
Sorry I am having internet issues,I will be back with you shortly when I get back to my main computer. Thank you.
Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 4 years ago.
Ok,the only way the oil will get on the spark plugs is from bad piston rings are valves that are not seating properly. Do you know if the vehicle is setting any trouble codes?